in the Public Realm
Smith Cardiovascular Research Building

The Smith Group
Associate Architect
Jim Jennings Architecture
Landscape Architect
Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture
  • Constructed, 2012
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This LEED Gold project consists of a state-of-the-art, 140,000 square foot laboratory research building, a one acre, central courtyard, and campus entry plaza. A key priority in the landscape design is to create a courtyard that fosters interaction amongst scientists. Evoking the site’s historic salt marsh ecology, the design for the courtyard incorporates native grasses to filter and absorb stormwater runoff. The planting breaks down the plaza’s scale, buffering winds from the nearby bay an...
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University of California, San Francisco
555 Mission Bay Boulevard South
San Francisco, CA 94158
United States

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